Mike Beebe Says He'd Sign Bill Outlawing Death Penalty by Andrew DeMillo Posted 1/16/2013 03:09 pm Updated 5 years ago Gov. Mike Beebe says he would sign legislation outlawing Arkansas' death penalty — but a spokesman says the governor won't make it a part of his legislative package for this year's session. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.